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Why HITRUST CSF needs NIST CSF

Why do you need NIST CSF even if you already have HITRUST CSF?  Management and the board of directors may require NIST CSF.

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Simple HIPAA Checklist

The simplest HIPAA checklist is a quarterly NIST CSF risk assessment.  It reflects that you have edited and implemented NIST policies, documented staff training and updated your NIST CSF risk assessment.

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NIST Policies

Trying to do an official certified NIST risk assessment from HIPAA policies written in the past is like translating hieroglyphics into English.   The pathway to a Certified NIST Risk Assessment is having NIST policies in place.  A NIST policy is one written to address a specific safeguard on the NIST CyberSecurity Framework (CSF).

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Certified NIST Risk Assessment for HIPAA compliance

A certified NIST risk assessment is your best proof of HIPAA compliance.  Jumpstart delivers a quarterly certified NIST risk assessment.

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What is a NIST CSF and why should I care?

A NIST CSF is a National Institute of Standards and Technology Cyber Security Framework which can deliver an equivalent to "HIPAA Certification".  By meeting the standards including periodic risk assessments you can provide proof that you are doing all that is needed to protect PHI.

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